Poland Tag Archive

Live Action

Thousands of Women’s Experiences Coalesce Into One Exquisitely Painful Day in Bren Cukier’s ‘Thursday’

Bren Cukier shares how the intimate accounts of real women directly informed her film about a woman's isolating experience practising her reproductive rights.

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Music

Zuzanna Plisz’s Striking Monochrome Horror Music Video ‘I DIED’ Takes Direct Aim at Dated Catholic Mores

Zuzanna Plisz discusses using monochrome cinematography, subverted horror tropes & slowly building atmosphere to create her striking music video.

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Art & Fashion

Alberto Arellano’s ‘Mental Soirée’ Immerses Us in an Evocative Experimental Voyage Into Telepathy.

Alberto Arellano details the intricate slow motion shots used to capture the spectacular FX in his experimental instructional telepath short.

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Music

Slow Cinema Meets Rap Music in Krzysztof Skonieczny’s Brutally Compelling Tektonika Project ‘Peru48’

Krzysztof Skonieczny talks through deploying flowing Steadicam shots and black & white cinematography in a bleak evocation of a man's personal purgatory.

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Animation

Retaining Your Humanity Is Key In Tomek Suwalski’s Pulse-Pounding Trailer for ‘Dying Light 2 Stay Human’

Tomek Suwalski breaks down his live-action approach to CGI animation for the cinematic trailer of revered apocalyptic action-shooter Dying Light 2.

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Live Action

Tadeusz Lysiak Questions Societal Notions of Beauty and Desirability in Oscar Shortlisted Drama ‘The Dress’

Tadeusz Łysiak discusses working through emotionally demanding scenes with the captivating lead of his prejudice challenging drama.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

The Struggles of Homelessness Are Gracefully Interpreted Through Dance in Krzysztof Grajper’s ‘Home’

Krzysztof Grajper reveals how intricately rehearsed choreography led to the organic shooting of his one-shot dance polemic on homelessness.

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Art & Fashion

A Man Faces Existential Purgatory in Lisette Donkersloot’s Experimental Sci-Fi Short ‘Lead Balloons’

Lisette Donkersloot talks to us about creating a cinematic atmosphere of pure hopelessness for her experimental narrative short 'Lead Balloons'.

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Music

Filip Zaluska Tells a Tragic Love Story That May or May Not Have Been in Visceral RYSY Promo ‘Kilo’

Filip Zaluska chats about using busy yet seductive frames to render the tumult and fantasy of a doomed love affair in shifting perspective promo 'Kilo'.

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Music

A Father Hides a Life-Changing Secret From His Wayward Son in ŁUkasz RucińSki & Michał WłOdarczyk’s ‘Transparent’

A clash of cultures lies at the heart of 'Transparent' — an empathetically told portrait of LGBTQ life from Łukasz Ruciński and Michał Włodarczyk.

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Music

Ania Bajorek Freezes the Follies of Youth in Time for Drone Shot Motion Photograph Music Video ‘Ogień’

Ania Bajorek explains why drones were an essential production tool for the series of motion photographs created for teen tableaux music video 'Ogień'.

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Music

A Man’s Passion for Life Burns out as a Couple’s Love Flourishes in Filip Zaluska’s Enigmatic Music Video ‘Void’

A film very much open to interpretation, Filip Zaluska salutes the opposing yet linked forces of life in enigmatic Urbanski music video 'Void'.

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